A polished slice of NWA 869 meteorite. With awesome polishing quality, the slice has been flat lapped to 14000 grit and has a mirror-like surface. With a finish that fine, the inner structures of the meteorite can be seen in great detail and preservation against oxidation is high. All meteorite slices include mirror-like iron inclusions (that are difficult to display photographically) and chondrules, the first material condensed out of the solar fog. A white scale square for the microscopic photo is 1 mm x 1mm. The specimen comes with a clear acrylic stand, as per photo, and a certificate of authenticity. White scale square for microscopic photo is 1 mm.
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|Name||NWA 869 slice 33.1 g||Meteorite type||Stony meteorite L3-6|
|Fall date||unknown - found 2000||Total known weight||2000 kg|
|Fall region||North West Africa||Chemical composition||Fa24.2|
|Weathering grade||W1||Shock stage||S3|
|Weight||33.1 grams||Size||80 mm x 53 mm x 3 mm|